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Mile Zero Dance Presents: Rewriting Distance Performance Intensive

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Monday, 26 August 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (MDT)

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Full Workshop 1d 22h 14m $150.00 $10.15
Drop-in Admission
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1d 22h 14m $50.00 $4.06

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Mile Zero Dance presents: Rewriting Distance Performance Intensive

What is Rewriting Distance?
Rewriting Distance is a performance/workshop practice, created by Lin Snelling and Guy Cools with photographer Michael Reinhart that allows participants to tell stories, dance, and write.
This period of Rewriting Distance continues to be about returning ... going back to places we have been/and collaborating with artists we have worked with before, but in a new site-specific location. This performance is also accompanied by a Symposium at the Timms Centre for the Arts, and a Performance Intensive at Mile Zero Dance.

Performance Intensive – Mile Zero Dance

10 am-3 pm each day (lunch 12-1pm)

Monday August 26

GUY COOLS – Dance and Dramaturgy

This seminar/workshop will offer practical tools and exercises to reflect upon, evaluate and eventually transform and improve the participants’ creative process.

Tuesday August 27

STEPHANIE CUMMING – Lecture/performance

Redneck to Cyborg: A Shared Transformation.

 This performance/lecture will focus on how this story of 'transformations' might be relevant to artists, academics and Edmonton community members.

Wednesday August 28

PIET DEFRAEYE – Provocation and Performance

This workshop will stage a provocation for the McCauley neighbourhood where Mile Zero

Dance is located.

Thursday August 29

GERRY MORITA – Radical Risk

Improvisation as Immediate and Communicative 

This workshop will create a participatory context for improvisation as a powerful act that can be shared with anybody in any location.

Friday August 30


This workshop will explore alternative ways to make marks, draw and express, while presenting various strategies for forming a dialogue between drawing, sound, movement, process and performance.

EARLY BIRD PRICING >>>> $120 - Full Workshop /$35 per day if signed up by July 26 

$150 – Full Workshop / $50 per day

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Mile Zero Dance (Spazio Performativo)
10816 95 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 2E3

Monday, 26 August 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (MDT)

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Mile Zero Dance


Mile Zero Dance (MZD) is a fast-paced, broad-minded company that thrives on integrating contemporary and experimental dance into modern culture. We work collaboratively with many of Edmonton’s best artists, and our work edges on multidisciplinary as we find innovative ways of expressing ourselves through the body. Explore our Salon Series, Mainstage shows, and Site Specific Events as we investigate the meaning of dance in today’s society. 

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